Louvain International Database of Spoken English Interlanguage (LINDSEI)

title Louvain International Database of Spoken English Interlanguage (LINDSEI)
creator(s) Gaëtanelle Gilquin, Sylvie De Cock, Sylviane Granger
research center(s) CECL
short description The Louvain International Database of Spoken English Interlanguage (LINDSEI) is a corpus of informal interviews with higher intermediate to advanced learners of English.
description The Louvain International Database of Spoken English Interlanguage (LINDSEI) is a corpus of informal interviews with higher intermediate to advanced learners of English. It results from a collaborative project between several universities internationally, coordinated at the University of Louvain. The corpus contains over 1 million words, of which almost 800,000 were produced by learners, representing 11 different mother tongue backgrounds: Bulgarian, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Spanish and Swedish.
type(s) speech
language(s) English
format(s) text
date 2010
keywords Spoken English, Learner English
corpus publisher(s) Presses universitaires de Louvain
distribution format(s) cd-rom
description languages English
contact Gaëtanelle Gilquin <gaetanelle.gilquin@uclouvain.be>